24 August 1942

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War in the Air

Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 5: Twelve aircraft dispatched to attack shipyards at Le Trait. No aircraft lost.

Far East

Naval Battle of the Eastern Solomons

Henderson field comes under attack from Japanese aircraft

Japanese amphibious force departs to attack Milne Bay

Eastern Front

Soviets launch a counterattack south of Lake Ladoga


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 24 August 1942, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1942_08_24.html
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